Benton County
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BENJAMIN B. GILBERT

House, 31st General Assembly, 1855-57; representing Benton and Humphreys Counties; Democrat. Born Ca. 1825, exact date and place of birth, names of parents, and extent of schooling not determined. There is no evidence that he ever married. Lived in Camden, Benton County, TN while in legislature. In 1850 he was living in Henry County, TN an listed as a physician, living alone, age twenty-five; living in Memphis, Shelby County,. TN in 1866 and advertised self as a cotton and tobacco factor or commission merchant. Listed as census enumerator for Weakley County, TN in 1860, but no evidence that he ever lived in that county.

Biographical Directory Tennessee General Assembly 1796-1969 Preliminiary No 13 Page 7

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